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Launch of Navigating Cancer Site

Posted on: January 13th, 2010 by
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I'm pleased that a new free website for people touched by cancer has officially been launched today. And I'm equally proud that I am a contributor among this network of individuals.

Navigatingcancer.com is a place where former and current cancer patients can share experiences, join groups and discussions, and, if so desired, can keep their loved ones up Continue reading the story "Launch of Navigating Cancer Site"

Questions Without Answers: Guest Post by Josh Hanagarne

Posted on: December 24th, 2009 by
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I'm very excited to have my very first guest post to be written by Josh Hanagarne! I have learned so much from my friend Josh, who is an inspiration and one of the very best writers on the Internet, and I have become addicted to his posts. After you read this one, you'll know why. Please visit his Continue reading the story "Questions Without Answers: Guest Post by Josh Hanagarne"

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Questions Without Answers

By Josh Hanagarne, World’s Strongest Librarian

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By Josh Hanagarne, World’s Strongest Librarian 

I have extreme Tourette’s Syndrome.  While it isn’t life-threatening in the slightest, it’s a huge hassle, it can be very painful, and I’ve let it take too much of my life away from me.  I was twenty years old when it began to Continue reading the story "Read More About this Post Here"

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Beth L. Gainer is a professional writer and has published numerous academic and magazine articles, as well as an essay on her breast cancer experience in the anthology Voices of Breast Cancer by LaChance Publishing. She writes about a potpourri of topics, including motherhood and her Chinese adoption experience at http://currents-living-discovery.blogspot.com/, and her cat Hemi blogs at http://www.catterchatter.blogspot.com/. Beth teaches writing and literature Continue reading the story "Read More About this Post Here"

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Posted on: December 7th, 2009 by
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Beth L. Gainer is a professional writer and has published numerous academic and magazine articles, as well as an essay on her breast cancer experience in the anthology Voices of Breast Cancer by LaChance Publishing. She writes about a potpourri of topics, including motherhood and her Chinese adoption experience, at http://currents-living-discovery.blogspot.com/, and her cat Hemi blogs at http://www.catterchatter.blogspot.com/. Beth teaches writing and Continue reading the story "Read More About this Post Here"

Medpedia Community Growing Stronger

Posted on: December 2nd, 2009 by
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The last time I wrote about my Medpedia membership in my blog, I was a newbie who was just learning how to navigate this site.

Now I'm happily in Medpedia's Top Contributors list.

What this means is that I have been an active participant for some time, communicating with medical professionals from all backgrounds. I have Continue reading the story "Medpedia Community Growing Stronger"

Mammograms Starting at 50? No Breast Self Exams? Sexist.

Posted on: November 21st, 2009 by
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By now everyone has heard the new guidelines by an influential panel of "experts" -- the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force -- that mammograms should start at age 50, not age 40 as the American Cancer Society and American College of Radiology still recommend.

Girls in the Hood

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Jubilation for Breast Cancer Survivor Stories

Posted on: October 24th, 2009 by
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On Thursday, October 22, 2009, I was fortunate to participate in an event honoring breast cancer survivors. The event, Jubilation (Joy-Celebration), was held in the Radisson Hotel, Merrillville, IN, on a rain-drenched day.

But that didn't drench the spirits of participants.